In West Bengal's Murshidabad district, a forest fire broke out in the Kandi forest area, on July 22. Immediately after the incident, fire tenders rushed to the spot. Operation is underway to douse the wild fire. Forest fires are mostly human-made, and some are also caused due to heat. Earlier in May, in West Bengal's Kolkata, fire gutted a clothing shop in Chandni Chowk area.
In Murshidabad's Beldanga, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Kolkata has retrieved 128.600 kg Ganja. The arrested accused have been identified as Angul-Dipak Ranjan Pradhan and Soumya Ranjan Sahoo . Notably, a four-wheeler was being used to smuggle the ganja, which has been seized at Murshidabad's Beldanga on NH-34 on February 1. The drugs were destined to Behrampur in West Bengal, but found, claims official. In six sacks the narcotics were… read-more
The West Bengal Bomb Squad on April 12 disposed off at least 14 crude bombs recovered in Shamsherganj of Murshidabad district. Notably, the area is poll-bound for the fifth phase of the assembly elections scheduled on April 17. Recently, the state had witnessed a violence in Cooch Behar district during the fourth phase of the elections on April 10 that had caused the death of four people.
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
A Bangladeshi national, accused of involvement in Murshidabad's Nimtita railway station blast, was arrested by West Bengal CID on February 24. A senior CID official informed the arrest and assured that further investigation is underway. Reportedly, the blast occurred on February 17 when TMC minister Jakir Hossain was waiting for his train at the railway station. Meanwhile, seriously injured Hossain and over 20 other victims are being treated… read-more
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
Heads of the Adwaita Nagar village of West Bengal's Murshidabad district have issued a fatwa prohibiting activities like watching television, playing carom, listening to music, using cellphones and computers, and more. Penalties for violation, range from fine up to Rs 7000 to doing sit ups. “I welcome the decision to ban carom and songs, using mobile phones, because the youths are getting addicted to it,” said local Trinamool Congress chief,… read-more
Courtesy: The New Indian Express